8776Under the hood of www.ellisisland.org
- Nov 14, 2003Under the hood of <http://www.ellisisland.org/> www.ellisisland.org
For those with an technical interest of what makes the Ellis Island
database tick, I have pulled together some of the details below.
Launched, April 17, 2001. First day 27,000 queries per second.
Needless to say, system was overloaded.
After a quick re-work, the configuration was upgraded as follows:
Oracle database server, two-node cluster using HP Proliant 580 Quad
Processor Servers, Oracle 9i RAC cluster, Linux 7.2
25 Web Servers - HP Proliant DL360, Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Two HP ML530 application servers (presumably e-commerce)
Two Mail Servers running Cobalt RaQ
HP Procurve 8000 serves as backbone
Cisco Catalyst 3600 Router
Radware Web Server Director (WSD)-Pro+
1.5 Terrabyte of Storage, Network Appliance F820 filer, 3 Terrabyte
Offsite web hosting by Webcentric
1.5 terrabyte available storage including 500GB of images and a 50GB
70 million visitors/month
25 million passenger records
40,000 hits per hour from new (2003) link to AOL home page
Compiled by Bill Tarkulich
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